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Title: Anejom~ Dictionary (Disonari blong Anejom~)
Written By: John Lynch
Philip Tepahae
Description:

Anejom~ is the language of Aneityum, the southernmost island in Vanutatu. This dictionary, compiled by a professional Oceanic linguist and a native speaker of the language, contains almost 5,000 Anejom~ lexical items, with definitions in both English and Bislama (the national language of Vanuatu). Both English-Anejom~ and Bislama-Anejom~ finderlists are provided to make the dictionary accessible both to linguists and to ni-Vanutatu who may not speak or read English. The dictionary uses a newly devised orthography, which more accurately reflects the phonology of the lanugage than the one in current use. It is hoped that the dictionay will prove valuable to linguistics, to native speakers, and to children learning to read and write in the language.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Aneityum
Bislama
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0858835088
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448
Prices: AUS $52.80 International $48.0